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You can merge license files together if you are using more than one licensed application, or are adding a new feature to an existing license.
How you merge your license files depends on the type of license you have.
Node-locked licenses can be combined if the host IDs embedded in each
INCREMENT are the same. That is, if they have been generated for
the same host ID.
To combine multiple node-locked licenses into a single file, copy and paste all of
INCREMENT lines from your separate license files into a new
Floating licenses can be combined when both the following conditions exist:
The number of
SERVER lines in each license file is the
The host ID field of each
SERVER line in one license file
exactly matches the host ID field of each
SERVER line in the
other license file.
You can merge floating licenses together automatically using the Arm® web licensing portal, or manually:
In the Arm web licensing portal:
Navigate to: Licensing > Licenses > Merge > Merge Licenses.
Search for licenses for a particular host ID. All licenses with that particular host ID are returned.
Select the licenses you want to merge.
Click the Merge button.
To combine the license files:
Open one of the license files with a text editor.
Copy the other license file into the text editor and then remove any
SERVER this_host <hostid> VENDOR armlmd USE_SERVER
Always use the newest version of lmgrd and the newest version of each vendor daemon, for example, armlmd, provided with your Arm products.
There are some examples that show this in more detail in the FlexNet License Administration Guide. A PDF of this document is available in your DS-5 installation at: